Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Michael, Lower Machen, Machen, Newport
Place Machen, Lower Machen
S Michael
or Lower Machen
Grid Ref ST227880
Postcode NP10 8GU
Lat, Long 51.58628, -3.11588Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Principal area Newport
Preserved county Gwent
Country Wales
Diocese Monmouth
Church Church in Wales
Listed Gr II* by Cadw
Rings 8 (full circle ring), tenor 12-0-0 in GSee below
Frames 1See below
Affiliation Llandaff and Monmouth Diocesan Association
Dove tower ID 16120
Ring of 8, tenor 12-0-0 in G
Bells 8 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 12-0-0 (1344 lb or 610 kg) in G
Practice Fri
Overhauled 1988
TowerBase ID 3220View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-3-14 G 25.50" 1911 Llewellins & James Y
2 4½ cwt F♯ 27.00" 1768 Thomas Bayley R
3 4¾ cwt E 28.00" 1768 Thomas Bayley R
4 5 cwt D 30.00" 1768 Thomas Bayley R
5 5-0-25 C 31.00" 1856 Charles & George Mears R
6 7 cwt B 33.75" 1768 Thomas Bayley R
7 10¼ cwt A 37.75" 1768 Thomas Bayley R
8 12-0-0 G 41.25" 1911 Llewellins & James Y
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 1911 Metal Llewellins & James
Update log
Last updated: 01/11/2006